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Mechanical Project Engineer - Moray

Mechanical Project Engineer



Excellent salary, benefits, vehicle/allowance

Join our prestigious Global manufacturing client within their Distilling projects team, based in the Heart of the Whisky Industry. With a focus on a variety of engaging projects spanning multiple sites, this role offers an exciting chance to play a crucial role in their Production Operations.

As a Mechanical Project Engineer, you'll report directly to the Head of Strategic Projects and collaborate closely within a diverse team. Your responsibilities will encompass managing projects from inception to completion, with a particular emphasis on designing and executing capital investment projects. These projects will span across Production Operations, aiming to drive production growth, reduce carbon emissions, improve safety efficiencies, and ensure compliance. Handling multiple projects concurrently, you'll navigate through a range of responsibilities with precision and expertise.

We're seeking individuals with a proven track record in project management within a process manufacturing environment, combined with exceptional relationship-building skills and a strong commitment to meeting deadlines. Understanding the critical importance of compliance, you'll leverage a variety of tools and methodologies to approach projects effectively.

The Project Engineer will have full responsibility for mechanical design and vendor selection. You will act as lead engineer on large multi-discipline projects and ensure that allocated construction,

electrical, control and chemical engineers work to a combined project plan.

Key responsibilities:

Project Scoping - to assist in defining and implementing Mechanical and multi-disciplinary Engineering projects.

Project Management - to manage multi-disciplined teams to execute CAPEX projects across all functions assuming responsibility for all aspects from securing of funds through to commissioning and handover. You will take responsibility for budget, timescale, scope, and HS&E compliance to ensure projects are executed to meet business needs.

Project Installation - to specify, design, purchase and supervise the installation of complete projects including co-ordination between the different engineering disciplines.

Improvements – to be responsible for recommending improvements or replacements which will improve reliability, safety, or production. You will proactively seek and develop new systems or methods of working to improve the project execution process and implement across project functions.

Technical Support – to support existing mechanical or chemical systems and ensure requests for change or assistance are satisfied in accordance with existing standards to ensure production is maximised and all modifications are recorded and approved. You will give technical assistance to production and engineering departments in all areas of Mechanical works and assist the Maintenance Manager with plant maintenance.

Skills required:

  • Educated to degree level in mechanical engineering (or equivalent) and have significant relevant industrial experience.
  • Have practical experience and knowledge of legislation governing engineering installations in hazardous areas and knowledge of HS&E legislation in the workplace.
  • Practical experience in operation, repair and fault finding in mechanical systems is essential and an ability to supervise and demonstrate repair and fault-finding techniques to production and engineering staff.
  • Have project engineering and management experience including the use of project engineering tools and techniques, good working knowledge of the practical application of tendering procedures.
  • Are commercially and financially aware with knowledge of corporate financial systems and control techniques including contract writing and review.
  • Have a Full UK Drivers Licence.

Given the nature of the role, travel will be involved, and a company vehicle can be provided or vehicle allowance. In return, our client offer excellent working conditions and abundant opportunities for career growth within a supportive and dynamic environment.

Interested? Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan:

07825 450 978